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How to Plan Long-term Travel in Europe

I got a question from a fellow female traveler recently about how to manage traveling in Europe for four months. Or should she spend two months in Europe and two months in Southeast Asia? Well, those are excellent questions, and I have some strong opinions about that! So I’ve written up this guide to long-term… Continue reading How to Plan Long-term Travel in Europe

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6 Winter Days in Switzerland and Liechtenstein

Looking for a winter wonderland? One that’s really fairytale material? Look no farther than Europe! My sweet husband Steve and I had a fun and unexpectedly exciting time in Switzerland and Liechtenstein this past January, and we highly recommend the experience! Here’s an itinerary for your own trip to this Alpine winter playground! Day 1: Arrive… Continue reading 6 Winter Days in Switzerland and Liechtenstein

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What Women Pack for Winter in Europe

It’s the dream! Winter in Europe is full of snowy mountain villages, Christmas markets, world-class ski and winter sports resorts, and in some countries… reindeer! But packing winter clothes can be a challenge. So here’s your quick guide to a packable, carry-on only, winter wardrobe that will allow you to enjoy fairytale-Europe at its most… Continue reading What Women Pack for Winter in Europe

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21 Best Destinations for Solo Female Travel

Are you considering solo travel, maybe for the first time? It can be intimidating, particularly for women. But fear not! You totally got this. I am a firm believer that any place you go can be safe, but some places are generally safer than others if you’re just starting out and testing the solo travel… Continue reading 21 Best Destinations for Solo Female Travel

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Solo Travel: Switzerland

Why Switzerland? Because it’s wonderful! I’ve been to Switzerland more often than I’ve been anywhere other than my home country, and I just love it. The cheese, the bread, the hiking, the castles, the friendly people, the traveler-friendly transportation, the walkability of the villages. Switzerland is a fantastic solo destination for a multitude of reasons!… Continue reading Solo Travel: Switzerland

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Snow Hiking in the Alps

It’s Motivation Monday! I’ll admit that I’m a little bit of a contradiction: I hate the cold, but I love the snow! My sweet husband and I both enjoy hiking anywhere we find ourselves in the world. And since this is the Year of Active Travel, I thought I’d do a little write up on the… Continue reading Snow Hiking in the Alps

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9 Things to Do in Zermatt

Happy Faraway Friday, one and all! If you’ve been following along on Instagram and Facebook, you already know my sweet husband and I just got back from a beautiful, wintry trip to Switzerland and Liechtenstein! This was my first time to Zermatt, home of the famous Matterhorn, and though we were only there about a… Continue reading 9 Things to Do in Zermatt

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Overnight in St. Moritz

High up in the Swiss Alps, where the people speak Romansch and the snow falls in stark white beauty, lies a small village with a significant history. Beginning in 1846, St. Moritz became the original winter vacation destination. Since then it has hosted two Winter Olympic Games and become a winter resort city with high-end… Continue reading Overnight in St. Moritz

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What to Eat in Switzerland

It’s What I Ate Wednesday! This week it’s all about the incredible cheeses, chocolates, breads, and more incredible foods Switzerland has to offer! Breakfast It’s the most important meal of the day, and the Swiss do it best! I don’t know what’s in the grass they feed these cows, but the milk, cheese, yogurt, etc.,… Continue reading What to Eat in Switzerland

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What to Know Before You Visit Zermatt

It’s Tuesday, my friends, and you know what that means: I’m letting you in on my top travel tips! This week it’s all about the world-famous resort town of Zermatt: home of the Matterhorn and Alpine charm! Here are the things you need to know to make the most of your trip. Getting There and… Continue reading What to Know Before You Visit Zermatt